Christopher M. Cevasco, Author


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Old and New

With 2011 winding down, I thought I’d spew a few thoughts before entering the new year… Back at the end of October, I attended the World Fantasy Convention in San Diego, where I was very happy to receive contributor copies of Allen K’s Inhuman Magazine #5.  The issue contains my story “The Lion of Orkahaugr,” […]

Happy Jól!

At 5:30 am on December 22, this year’s winter solstice will occur for those of us living in the Northern Hemisphere (summer solstice for those in the Southern Hemisphere). The date is commonly known as midwinter, but astronomically speaking, the winter solstice marks the point at which the polar hemisphere’s axial tilt is farthest from […]

You Got Your Duck In My Turkey…

… No, you got your chicken in my duck! [chewing pause] Hey, tastes great! Perhaps like the two great tastes that taste great together in a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, some sort of unwary barnyard collision resulted in the first turducken. Or perhaps not. Either way, with the Thanksgiving season having descended upon the United […]

Linen-clad Idlers, Unite and Take Over!

Although Labor Day did not officially become a federal holiday in the United States until 1894, it was first observed as a celebration of the social and economic contribution of workers on September 5, 1882, by the Central Labor Union of New York, Brooklyn, and New Jersey. The CLU itself was established as a trade […]

Mayday Mayday Mayday!

The first of May brings with it not one but two distinct holidays, each referred to as May Day.  On the one hand, much like the U.S. Labor Day holiday celebrated in September, May Day has been internationally recognized since the 1890s as a celebration of workers generally and, more specifically, the struggle of labor […]